We found 6 hematologists who accept Health Plus Amerigroup Medicaid near Brooklyn, NY.

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Dr. Irina Murakohouskaya, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
501 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Irina Murakhovskaya sees patients in Woodbury, NY, Bronx, NY, and Brooklyn, NY. Her medical specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. Dr. Murakhovskaya (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Spanish, and Armenian. Dr. Murakhovskaya's clinical interests include bladder cancer, lung cancer, and anemia. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include Montefiore Medical Center and New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. She graduated from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University. Dr. Murakhovskaya's residency was performed at Montefiore Medical Center. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Murakhovskaya honors.

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Clinical interests: Vulvar Cancer, Urologic Cancer, Brain Cancer, Kidney Cancer, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Leukemia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ratesh Khillan, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
506 Sixth Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ratesh Khillan's specialties are adult hematology and adult oncology. He practices in Brooklyn, NY. His areas of expertise include the following: lung cancer, anal cancer, and multiple myeloma. Dr. Khillan honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Workers' Compensation, and Aetna Medicare. He graduated from Government Medical College, Patiala and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with SUNY Downstate Medical Center. Dr. Khillan (or staff) speaks Urdu, Spanish, and Haitian Creole. Dr. Khillan is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Rectal Problems, Urologic Cancer, Sickle Cell Disease, Skin Cancer, Oral Cancer, Lung Cancer, ... (Read more)

Dr. Harvey Dosik, MD
Specializes in Oncology, Adult Hematology
506 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Harvey Dosik is an oncology (cancer care) and adult hematology specialist. Dr. Dosik (or staff) is conversant in Spanish, Haitian Creole, and French. Clinical interests for Dr. Dosik include platelet disorders, leukemia, and anemia. He is professionally affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital. Before performing his residency at Kings County Hospital Center, Dr. Dosik attended New York University (NYU) School of Medicine. He accepts Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Dosik has received the distinction of New York Super Doctors.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Leukemia, Hodgkin's Lymphoma, Lymphoma, Multiple Myeloma, Thalassemia, ... (Read more)

Dr. Paula Klein, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
325 W 15th Street
New York, NY
 

Dr. Paula Klein specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in New York, NY. Dr. Klein attended medical school at SUNY Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with New York University (NYU). She honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Aetna Medicare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Distinctions awarded to Dr. Klein include: Best Doctors-New York Magazine; RUBYFRUIT recognition of outstanding work and dedication in BREAST ONCOLOGY; and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Commander's Certificate of Appreciation.

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Dr. Mala Varma, MD
Specializes in Adult Hematology, Adult Oncology
1000 Tenth Avenue
New York, NY
 

Dr. Mala Varma specializes in adult hematology and adult oncology and practices in New York, NY. She honors several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Healthfirst. She graduated from UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Dr. Varma trained at a hospital affiliated with UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School for her residency. She is conversant in Spanish.

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Specializes in Oncology, Adult Hematology
506 6th Street
Brooklyn, NY
 

Dr. Ayanna Baptiste is a specialist in oncology (cancer care) and adult hematology. These areas are among Dr. Baptiste's clinical interests: anemia, sickle cell disease, and thalassemia. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Healthfirst, and Aetna Medicare are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Baptiste accepts. After completing medical school at the University of the West Indies Faculty of Medical Sciences, she performed her residency at Howard University Hospital. Dr. Baptiste is conversant in Haitian Creole. She is affiliated with New York Methodist (NYM) Hospital.

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Clinical interests: Sickle Cell Disease, Anemia, Thalassemia

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What is Hematology?

Hematology is a medical specialty that focuses on diseases of the blood, bone marrow, and lymphatic system. Blood flows to every cell in our body and is extremely important to our survival. Problems with the production of blood cells or cancers that affect the blood can be very dangerous. Hematologists treat these and other diseases, such as:
  • Anemia, a low level of red blood cells
  • Low levels of white blood cells or platelets
  • Bleeding disorders, such as hemophilia
  • Clotting disorders, such as deep vein thrombosis
  • Cancers of the blood, such as leukemia and lymphoma

To diagnose a blood disorder, hematologists may look at the blood under a microscope in a procedure called a blood smear. They may order a lab test of the blood called a complete blood count. This test measures the levels of red and white blood cells, platelets, and hemoglobin in your blood. They may do lab tests to measure the levels of proteins in your blood needed for bleeding and clotting. They may even do a bone marrow biopsy to check a small sample of bone marrow for problems in how blood is being produced.

A hematologist may work with all kinds of patients. Specialized hematologists called pediatric hematologists work only with children. All hematologists work to diagnose disease and prescribe treatments in order to care for their patients. They also work with general practice physicians, pediatricians, oncologists, transplant specialists, and others to guide treatment. Healing any problems with your blood is the first step towards your whole body feeling better.
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